Republicans want to yank baseball's antitrust immunity after MLB reaction to Georgia voting law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five Republican senators introduced a bill on Wednesday to strip Major League Baseball of its immunity to antitrust law, saying the legal shield wasn’t deserved after the league moved its All-Star game away from Georgia to protest a law that could make it harder to vote. Republican Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley, Marsha Blackburn and Mike Lee introduced the bill in the Senate, Lee’s office said in a statement. A version of the bill was also introduced in the House of Representatives by a group of Republican lawmakers. “If Major League Baseball is going to ac…

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